Football Federation of Macedonia


The Football Federation of Macedonia (Macedonian: Фудбалска Федерација на Македонија / Fudbalska Federacija na Makedonija); ФФМ/FFM, is the governing body of football in North Macedonia based in Skopje.[2][3][4]

Football Federation of Macedonia
UEFA
Founded1948[1]
FIFA affiliation1994
UEFA affiliation1994
PresidentMuamed Sejdini
Websiteffm.mk

History


FFM was officially formed after the establishment of then SR Macedonia as part of SFR Yugoslavia, following World War II on 14 August 1949 in Skopje (after the end of World War II, the first football department was established as a part of the sport association of the city of Skopje, the football section was separated on 16 August 1948). From 1949 to 2002, it was called the Football Association of Macedonia (Macedonian: Фудбалски Сојуз на Македонија / Fudbalski Sojuz na Makedonija or ФСМ/FSM). The first ever president was Ljubisav Ivanov - Dzingo.[5]Andon Dončevski was appointed by FFM as the first ever coach of the North Macedonia national team.

Crest


The previous logo used up until 2014.

Macedonian flag on top behind a yellow background. Below, a blue crest with the yellow FFM Cyrillic letters above a football.

On 22 March 2014, the FFM launched a new crest.[6]

Operations


It operates these codes:

Staff


Position Name
President Muamed Sejdini
Vice President Lazar Rakidjiev
General Secretary Filip Popovski
Match Commissioner Vasko Dojchinovski
Referee Coordinator Emil Bozhinovski

Presidents


President Years in power
Ljubisav Ivanov-Dzingo1993–1999
Lambe Arnaudov1999–2002
Haralampie Hadži-Risteski2002–2012
Ilčo Gjorgioski2012–2018
Muamed Sejdini2019–

References


  1. Richard Mills, The Politics of Football in Yugoslavia: Sport, Nationalism and the State, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018, ISBN 1786733595, p. 82.
  2. "Football Federation of Macedonia". FIFA. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  3. "North Macedonia". UEFA. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  4. "UEFA President meets Football Federation of Macedonia President". UEFA. 15 April 2019. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2014-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. "Одржано Редовно Годишно Собрание на ФФМ" (in Macedonian). ffm-mk.com. 23 March 2014. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2014.